Flotilla Skipper Jobs

Flotilla Skipper Jobs Greece 2017

Region: Ionian Islands & Saronic, Greece

Base: Lefkas marina, Ionian Islands, Greece & Alimos marina, Athens, Greece

Flotilla Skipper positions available with Island Sailing Lefkas & Athens, Greece

About Us

Island Sailing is one of the fastest growing British yacht charter and flotilla companies. With a love of sailing and a passion for the Greek islands we offer the best selection of modern cruising yachts in the Ionian islands, the ArgoSaronic Gulf and the Cyclades islands from 31 – 55 feet. Island Sailing is also a British fully accredited RYA Training Centre based at Lefkas marina.  We offer some of the best flotilla routes in the Mediterranean on fantastic yachts for a great mix of clients. 

Our season starts in May and ends in October. Whilst some of the opportunities we have are for the full season we also have opportunities for those available only during high season which may be more suited to those in higher education. Island Sailing is committed to encouraging and supporting the development of our teams’ careers within the yachting industry.

About the Role

Our Lead Flotilla Crew consist of two experienced sailors working as a team to offer the highest level of customer service and ensuring a safe and enjoyable sailing environment at all times.

In this fulfilling and exciting role you will take responsibility throughout the flotilla/charter to lead a group of yachts around the Ionian islands and Saronic sailing areas, providing daily briefings, sharing knowledge of the local area and answering sailing questions.  You will advise customers sailing in your flotilla about safety and yacht systems and equipment and ensure all the yachts are moored safely at the end of each day.

You will be responsible for completing routine yacht service checks and servicing, yacht preparation and deck cleaning. You will arrange group evening meals and social events such as beach BBQ’s as well as mini races and regattas.  Working as part of an enthusiastic team you will also offer support at base when not on flotilla.

About You

Essential:

  • RYA Yachtmaster Offshore Certificate of Competence
  • Commercial Endorsement
  • VHF (restricted) operators licence
  • Valid First Aid certificate
  • Basic Sea Survival
  • ENG 1 or ML5
  • Working knowledge of routine yacht maintenance
  • Ability to work as a reliable and flexible member of the team
  • Be highly motivated
  • Competent swimmer
  • Good communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Fluent English

Package Includes:

  • £750-£900 per month
  • Accommodation onboard / ashore
  • Return flights from the UK / Europe
  • Corporate clothing
  • Training and support

Please note that due to the nature of our business, this role involves working flexible work patterns and will require working weekends and/or evenings on a rotational basis.  Applicants should be at least 18 years old and hold an EU passport. 

For more information, please contact us by emailing contact@island-sailing.com

Apply Now: Please email your CV including a recent photograph and a covering letter to contact@island-sailing.com